Coronavirus

lizzo, who donated lunch to the staff at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania during the Philadelphia coronavirus crisis
City Life

Lizzo Sends Lunch, Philly Gets Ballooned, and More Good Things That Happened This Week

There’s been plenty of bad news in Philly (and everywhere) this week, thanks to the coronavirus. So we wanted to look around and see if […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: The City’s Puny $100 Coronavirus Fine, More Wawa Employees Test Positive

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. 5,000 Coronavirus Cases and Counting That’s the latest stat on confirmed coronavirus cases in the Philadelphia region. There are […]

Be Well Philly

Yes, You Can Still Exercise Outdoors — But Be Smart About It

Is it just us, or are Kelly Drive, MLK Drive, and the SRT more crowded than ever, even in the middle of a viral pandemic? […]

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City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: Uber Suspends Riders Over “Public Health Concern,” City Shuts Down Businesses

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. Uber Suspends Philly Riders Over “Public Health Concern” Have you had your Uber rider account suspended in the last […]

Be Well Philly

Jefferson’s Events Director Is Handling Social Distancing with Plenty of Virtual Yoga

Welcome to Sweat Diaries, Be Well Philly’s look at the time, energy, and money people invest in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle in Philly. For […]

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Philadelphia Wedding

How Coronavirus Is Changing the Way Philly Shops for Wedding Dresses

The coronavirus outbreak has wreaked havoc on all plans for at least the next couple of months in Philly. Even the simplest day-to-day tasks — […]

City Life

Beyond Condoms, Cheese Puffs and Beer: How GoPuff Became Essential

Last week, I ran out of popcorn just when I really wanted to snack on some buttery goodness during my quarantine movie night. (An every-night […]

a closed wine and spirits store in philadelphia during the coronavirus crisis
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: No, State Stores Aren’t Reopening, But SEPTA Buses Are Now Free

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. UPDATE 4/1/2020 6 p.m.: Governor Wolf has announced that online PLCB sales are back. We are waiting for more […]

Be Well Philly

ClassPass Is Helping Fitness Studios Amid Coronavirus Closures … Sort Of

Note: We are not disclosing the names of fitness studios who contributed sentiments about their experiences with ClassPass. The anonymity is meant to protect these […]

NextHealth PHL

The Liacouras Center Hospital Probably Won’t Help COVID-19 Patients

Hospitals and emergency rooms across the country are becoming increasingly overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients, forcing healthcare providers to think creatively about where and how they […]

Be Well Philly

Which Doctors’ Appointments Should You Be Keeping Right Now?

Amid all of the COVID-19 medical imperatives, it’s important to also continue to discuss health issues which have nothing to do with the virus. We […]

Be Well Philly

How to Make a Telemedicine Appointment and Other FAQs

Even if you’re feeling sick, right now is not the best time to physically be in a doctor’s office or hospital if you don’t have […]

City Life

No More Mr. Nice Mayor: Jim Kenney, Shut This City Down

Philadelphia, we are now in the four-digit club. As of Monday, Philadelphia had officially surpassed 1,000 cases of COVID-19, with positive tests in every zip […]

a free box of food handed out by the city of philadelphia during the coronavirus crisis
City Life

Philly Coronavirus News: We Take a Look Inside the Box of Free Food Handed Out By the City

A roundup of Philly coronavirus news. City Hands Out Tons of Free Food Due to Coronavirus Crisis On Monday, the city began handing out tons […]

City Life

I Didn’t Sign Up to Teach Online Classes, But Here I Am

I’ve been a high school and college educator for eight years, and currently teach composition courses at Rutgers Camden. My students, the majority of whom […]